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PhilanthropyU Staying Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  2. Effort

    20 minutes
  3. Certificate

    Not Available
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INSTRUCTORPhilanthropy University

Philanthropy University is reimagining capacity building for the digital age. Our free online university accelerates the impact of local organizations with essential courses and vibrant communities of practice focused on delivering sustainable development and improving the lives of people everywhere.

About This Lesson

As the new coronavirus disease COVID-19 spreads across the world, each of us has the responsibility to protect our own health and the health of our communities. This 20-minute coronavirus safety lesson teaches basic, evidence-based answers to common questions such as:

  • What is a coronavirus?
  • What is COVID-19?
  • Who is most at risk of serious health consequences from COVID-19?
  • How can I prevent the spread of COVID-19?
  • What do I do if I or a member of my community has been exposed to COVID-19?

Lesson Topics

  • What is COVID-19?
  • Preventing COVID-19
  • Living with COVID-19

Who Should Take This Lesson?

This lesson provides basic information about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic that every individual should know. It is intended for anyone curious about staying safe during this pandemic or interested in learning coronavirus prevention tips.

We particularly recommend this course for those who lead an organization, have a leadership role in their community, or work with sick or elderly beneficiaries.

Course Advisors

This lesson would not have been possible without the involvement of many teams and individuals. Special thanks to:

  • Dr. Andrew Huang, Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace
  • Dr. Otto Nzapfurundi Chabikuli and Barney Singer from FHI 360


This is a short lesson that does not offer certificates.

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